country that was not quite as tolerant or reverse. san francisco drew me as it your all of us because we live in a very special place. i want to say on behalf of the board of supervisors, we have a special responsibility and leadership role in the world. as we come together, we symbolize all of the space -- this faith we have inhumanity, civil rights, as a common family. -- we have the spacfaith in humanity, civil-rights, and as a common family. i want to congratulate our grand marshals not just for being lgbt leaders, but for representing what is truly the best of what it means to the sentences in -- a san franciscan.